28 May 12

Making up

You might find this a little weird since it’s easily hitting 20 degrees everyday but I’ve been making up my latest jumper. It’s the Cabled Jumper from ‘Glamour Knits’ by Erika Knight, I’ve been knitting it in a lovely forest green shade of Rowan Big Wool.

As you’d expect it’s knit up super quick and while I was sewing this together I was thinking about all the different making up techniques for jumpers. I’ve never been fond of the making up process, I feel I need to learn to love weaving in all those ends!
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3 Apr 12

What’s in your yarn bowl?

I’d been knitting beatnik for what felt like forever and as the pieces came together I was worried that it wouldn’t fit. I’d never knit such a slim fitting jumper before but from the moment I tried it on I loved it.

I knit my version in Rowan’s Superwash Aran in a steel grey, since it’s a free pattern and a lovely knit I’d encourage you to give it a go too!
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